Critical Writing Index

Candice Breitz: Speaks to Gregory Burke

by Gregory Burke

Switch, Summer 2008, no. 1.2, pp. 10-14

Gregory Burke speaks with Candice Brietz in anticpation of her fall 2009 exhibition at The Power Plant. In this interview, Breitz's speaks to the sturcture of her video works, shifting the "I" and "you", subject and object, and the nature of the performer within the works. Brietz's work borrows heavily from popular culture, the objectification of celebrity, and stereotypes of visual conventions in film.

ITEM 2008.135 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Double Annie (Thorn in my Side)Candice Brietz

Legend (A portait of Bob Marley)Candice Brietz

Four DuetsCandice Brietz

BecomingCandice Brietz

Still from King (A portrait of Micheal Jackson)Candice Brietz